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Breaking Down The Barriers: Bringing Initiatives And Reality Into Business Ethics Education Jun 2015

Breaking Down The Barriers: Bringing Initiatives And Reality Into Business Ethics Education

Alquiler Coches

No abstract provided.


The Villa Del Grotte At Grottarossa And The Prehistory Of Roman Villas, Jeffrey Becker Mar 2015

The Villa Del Grotte At Grottarossa And The Prehistory Of Roman Villas, Jeffrey Becker

Jeffrey Alan Becker

No abstract provided.


Breaking Down The Barriers: Bringing Initiatives And Reality Into Business Ethics Education Jan 2015

Breaking Down The Barriers: Bringing Initiatives And Reality Into Business Ethics Education

bobbymartin76@shaw.ca

No abstract provided.


Legal Borderlands: Law And The Construction Of American Borders, Mary Dudziak, Leti Volpp Sep 2014

Legal Borderlands: Law And The Construction Of American Borders, Mary Dudziak, Leti Volpp

Leti Volpp

This volume interrogates law's role in constituting American borders. It has been a project of American Studies scholarship to explore American culture and history in relation to the rest of the world. But the global turn in American Studies raises new questions about the boundaries of the field, and of the reach of "America" itself. Once we view the United States in a global context, once territory - formerly the implicit boundary around American studies - is decentered, it becomes important to ask what the frame is around "American" studies, and to ask how, in a global context, U.S. borders ...


The Southern Tree Of Liberty - The Democratic Movement In New South Wales Before 1856, Terry Irving Jan 2014

The Southern Tree Of Liberty - The Democratic Movement In New South Wales Before 1856, Terry Irving

Terence H Irving, Dr (Terry)

Responsible government began in New South Wales after two decades of radical democratic agitation. Radical intellectuals from England, Ireland, Scotland and Europe mobilized the working men and women of the colony to resist the aristocratic form of government proposed by pastoralists and city capitalists. There was violence on the streets and goldfields, and some notable electoral victories. As 'a great fear' gripped the local elites the British government forced them to accept a more liberal form of representative government in the belief that this would placate the democrats and keep the colony safe for British imperial needs.


Using Active Learning To Teach Hawthorne's 'My Kinsman, Major Molineux', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Using Active Learning To Teach Hawthorne's 'My Kinsman, Major Molineux', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


The Sacred And The Secular In Clay's Quilt, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

The Sacred And The Secular In Clay's Quilt, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

n a telling scene toward the opening of Clay's Quilt (NY: Ballantine, 2001), Silas House has the novel's protagonist, Clay Sizemore, heading up Town Mountain toward the Hilltop Club, the local honkytonk. As he approaches the club, Clay notices that "across the bowl that held the town, another mountain rose up" (52). The most noticeable feature on this opposite mountain is a "marble statue of Jesus with his arms stretched out in front ... so lit up that it could be seen for miles" (52). Importantly, this scene acts as House's foreshadowing of the struggle Clay will endure ...


What Do We Really Want To Teach In Alice Munro's 'Walker Brothers', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

What Do We Really Want To Teach In Alice Munro's 'Walker Brothers', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No matter how long or often we teach a course, in order to keep ourselves fresh, to provide a challenge, and to adapt to the shifting academic environment, we like to change the syllabus. Next semester, to include more contemporary and non-USA Americans in our Introduction to American Literature II survey, we're adding Alice Munro's "Walker Brothers Cowboy."


It Works For Us, Collaboratively! : Shared Tips For Effective Collaboration, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

It Works For Us, Collaboratively! : Shared Tips For Effective Collaboration, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

"Collaborating is a highly effective skill we develop and use throughout our lives … until we become faculty." Thus the authors begin their journey into yet another in their popular "It Works" series that include: It Works for Me! Shared Tips for Teaching It Works for Me, Too! More Shared Tips for Teaching It Works for Me, Online! Shared Tips for Online and Web-Enhanced Teaching Everyone in the following pages—the authors’ collaborators—has found some area of academia that has been improved through the use of collaboration. The book begins by presenting some general tips about collaboration, then moves to ...


Us Aid Or Us Trade? – Relative Effect On Worldwide Human Development, Atin Basu Choudhary, Tinni Sen Oct 2010

Us Aid Or Us Trade? – Relative Effect On Worldwide Human Development, Atin Basu Choudhary, Tinni Sen

Tinni Sen

The effect of aid on economic growth is unclear. It may be more plausible to argue that aid impacts the quality of life. We find that the level of US aid has no impact on the quality of life of people in recipient countries as measured by the Human Development Index of those countries. Trade is significant in improving HDI.


Religious Perspectives On Business Ethics, Scott Paeth, Thomas O'Brien Mar 2009

Religious Perspectives On Business Ethics, Scott Paeth, Thomas O'Brien

Thomas W O'Brien

In the first anthology of its kind, Thomas O'Brien and Scott Paeth have gathered unique pieces from across religious perspectives to illustrate the growing influence and contribution of religion to the field of business ethics. Tackling such wide-ranging subjects as Jewish environmental ethics, Zen in the workplace, and Christian social ethics, this text is a valuable addition to business ethics courses.


Normal?, Olivia Langenberg Dec 2006

Normal?, Olivia Langenberg

Sketch

No abstract provided.


Scatter Of The Literature (2007), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2006

Scatter Of The Literature (2007), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 12 Cover Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 12 Front Matter Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Front Matter

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 12 Table Of Contents Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 12 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Editor's Note, Zachary M. Baker

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Z”L, David Hirsch Dec 2006

Shimeon Brisman (1920–2004), Z”L, David Hirsch

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Herbert Zafren (1925–2005) Remembrances By David Gilner, Linda Lerman, Menahem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman, Laurel Wolfson, David Gilner, Linda P. Lerman, Menachem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman Dr., Laurel S. Wolfson Dec 2006

Herbert Zafren (1925–2005) Remembrances By David Gilner, Linda Lerman, Menahem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman, Laurel Wolfson, David Gilner, Linda P. Lerman, Menachem Schmelzer, Yaffa Weisman Dr., Laurel S. Wolfson

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Letters To Miriam Zafren From Leonard Gold And Michael Grunberger, Michael Grunberger Dec 2006

Letters To Miriam Zafren From Leonard Gold And Michael Grunberger, Michael Grunberger

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


A Letter From Herbert Zafren To The Jewish Institute Of Religion On Behalf Of The Hapoel Hamizrachi Library, Baltimore, May 1944, Herbert Zafren Dec 2006

A Letter From Herbert Zafren To The Jewish Institute Of Religion On Behalf Of The Hapoel Hamizrachi Library, Baltimore, May 1944, Herbert Zafren

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


The First Deinard Collection Of The Library Of Congress, Myron M. Weinstein Dec 2006

The First Deinard Collection Of The Library Of Congress, Myron M. Weinstein

Judaica Librarianship

The extensive Hebraica holdings of the Library of Congress are based on a core collection of nearly 10,000 books and pamphlets that was acquired circa 1912. The “nation’s library” purchased that collection—which included 19 incunabula—from the prolific Hebrew author and bibliographer Ephraim Deinard, with financial support from the businessman and philanthropist Jacob Schiff. It was the first of three Deinard collections acquired by the Library of Congress. This article outlines the negotiations and vividly describes the personalities who made that signal acquisition possible.


A Chimney On The Canadian Prairies: Yiddish-Language Libraries In Western Canada, 1900 To The Present, Faith Jones Dec 2006

A Chimney On The Canadian Prairies: Yiddish-Language Libraries In Western Canada, 1900 To The Present, Faith Jones

Judaica Librarianship

Yiddish book culture did and does exist in Western Canada, even outside the vibrant Jewish culture of Winnipeg, in communities whose geographic isolation from the Yiddish-speaking centers may seem extreme. Two libraries may serve as examples of the variety of manifestations of Yiddish reading in these localities: the library of the farm community of Edenbridge, Saskatchewan, which may be said to be emblematic of cultural organization in these rural colonies, which existed from before World War I until the 1960s; and the Kirman Library at the Vancouver Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture, itself an unusual example of a Yiddish ...


The Quest For Excellence In Jewish Children’S Literature, Cheryl Banks, Lisa Silverman Dec 2006

The Quest For Excellence In Jewish Children’S Literature, Cheryl Banks, Lisa Silverman

Judaica Librarianship

When book selectors, book award judges, and reviewers seek to identify excellence in Jewish children’s literature, they must look beyond the accepted criteria for literary and artistic quality. This article discusses that criteria and focuses on the special elements that contribute to excellence in the Jewish content of books for children and teens.


A Library Education Program For Ḥaredi Librarians: Background And Description Of The Program, Shoshana Langerman Dec 2006

A Library Education Program For Ḥaredi Librarians: Background And Description Of The Program, Shoshana Langerman

Judaica Librarianship

The paper describes the author’s experience of establishing the first program for professional education of librarians from the Ḥaredi community in Jerusalem. The paper describes the various problems that the author encountered in establishing the program. The aims of the program are described as well as its curriculum. Some data about the students and the libraries is also included.


Judaica Reference Sources: A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide. 3rd Rev. And Expanded Ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004, Roger S. Kohn Dec 2006

Judaica Reference Sources: A Selective, Annotated Bibliographic Guide. 3rd Rev. And Expanded Ed. Westport, Conn.: Libraries Unlimited, 2004, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 12 Back Matter Dec 2006

Vol. 12 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Jewish Libraries And Archives In America, Pearl Berger Dec 2006

Jewish Libraries And Archives In America, Pearl Berger

Judaica Librarianship

In celebration of the occasion of the 350th anniversary of Jewish immigration to America, this paper takes a look back and then looks forward, highlighting both achievements and challenges in the realms of Jewish libraries and archives as well as their associated professions. The paper scans the past fifty years, since the tercentenary in 1954, pointing to evidence of much growth and expansion. It then proceeds to discuss areas of development for the future, taking into account opportunities presented by the digital age.


Hebrew Manuscripts In The Biblioteca Palatina In Parma: Catalogue (Kitve Ha-Yad Ha-’Ivriyim Be-Sifriyat Ha-Palat.Inah Be-Parmah: K.At.Alog), Edited By Ben- Jamin Richler; Palaeographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arié. Jerusalem: Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Jewish National And Univer- Sity Library, 2001, Roger S. Kohn Dec 2006

Hebrew Manuscripts In The Biblioteca Palatina In Parma: Catalogue (Kitve Ha-Yad Ha-’Ivriyim Be-Sifriyat Ha-Palat.Inah Be-Parmah: K.At.Alog), Edited By Ben- Jamin Richler; Palaeographical And Codicological Descriptions Malachi Beit-Arié. Jerusalem: Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Jewish National And Univer- Sity Library, 2001, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Scatter Of The Literature (2006), Steven M. Bergson Dec 2006

Scatter Of The Literature (2006), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.